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Balochistan: Nine killed seven abducted in latest military operation in Besima

BesimaWednesday, February 11th, 2015 12:15 am

Pakistani security forces besieged Kodi area of Besima region in Balochistan in the early hours of Tuesday morning and opened indiscriminate shelling on civilian population killing at least nine people and injuring several others.

Baloch online activists and local sources reported that victims were innocent civilians including children and elderly people. But Pakistani print and electronic media quoted the Frontier Corps/Para-Military official as saying that they have killed 15 alleged ‘militants’ of an armed Baloch organisation.

Eyewitness from the affected areas said that Pakistani ground forces were backed by gunship helicopters and armoured …

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Afghan Cyber Army claims suspending Pro-Taliban website...

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 04:22 pm

KABUL (NNI): ACAA hacker group that call themselves Afghan Cyber Army (ACA) claims to have suspended “www.toorabora.net”, a Pro-Taliban website which was publishing news, articles and other materials of Taliban….

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Ghani introduces cabinet to the parliament...

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 10:04 pm

KABUL, (NNI): Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday officially introduced the National Unity Government’s cabinet members to the National Assembly or Wolesi Jirga for a confidence vote amid controversy. One…

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Afghan president nominates cabinet ministers...

Monday, January 12th, 2015 01:07 pm

KABUL (NNI): Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani introduced the long-awaited list of minister-designates to Wolesi Jirga, or the lower house of parliament, for approval on Monday, the state-owned national television…

Features

2014: Land of impunity...

vbmp-camp-karachi-press-clubSunday, January 11th, 2015 11:35 am

By Naziha Syed Ali The very first day of 2014 brought with it a graphic reminder of the daunting challenges that bedevil Balochistan when a suicide bomber targeted a bus full…

Pakistan’s “Other” Insurgents Face IS...

Karlos-Zurutuza-FREELANCEThursday, December 25th, 2014 01:28 pm

By Karlos Zurutuza SARLAT MOUNTAINS, Afghanistan-Pakistan border, Dec 24 2014 (IPS) – The media tend to portray Balochistan as “troubled”, or “restive”, but it would be more accurate to say…

Opinions

Why Baloch cannot benefit from their natural resources?...

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By, I.Baloch Pakistan occupied Balochistan’s total area is 347,190 km (134,051 square miles). According to government figures 2009 estimates, Balochistan has a population of nearly 10 million this, however, is…

Freedom is only option for Baloch nation...

WomenSaturday, February 14th, 2015 04:15 pm

by Mir Haan Occupation or colonization of a nation has never been considered within the acceptable realm of democratic and enlightened norms. It is the most demeaning act that can…

Editorials

Baloch liberation struggle a deterrent to China-Pakista...

Gwadar_is_BalochistanSunday, February 22nd, 2015 10:49 pm

An unprecedented rise in military operations against civilian population has been reported in different areas of Balochistan, especially in Makuran region in past one year. In first two weeks of…

Pakistan’s rogue army, China’s weapons and Arab sta...

Balochistan_MullaTuesday, February 3rd, 2015 01:03 am

The WikiLeaks has recently revealed that Islamic charities from Saudi Arabia and UAE are giving $100 million dollar yearly to jihadi terrorist organisations in Pakistan. The religious extremist organisation use…

Pakistani aggression against Baloch Political activists...

BalochistanWarSunday, January 25th, 2015 06:09 pm

Since the occupation of Balochistan in 1948 Pakistan has subjected the Baloch people to brutal human rights violations including military operations, indiscriminate bombardment and abduction of Baloch political activists. Thousands…

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Interview: Baloch Activists...

Baloch activists holding pictures of abducted BalochWednesday, November 5th, 2014 12:18 am

By Vanessa Thevathasan and Monomita Raksit A recent escalation in violence underscores the pressing need for a human rights-based solution to the challenges, violations and brutality faced by the Baloch…